Today, the common approach to collecting information about computing activity across the enterprise is to use software agents installed on individual clients and servers. However, when this approach is applied to data protection management in the enterprise environment, it has proven both ineffective and inefficient.
The paper then reveals a methodical, step by step process for implementing an SLA, from drawing up the initial requirements, to using the SLA to drive continuous improvements that are squarely focused on strategic business value.
This strategic view is the proverbial "gold" that can be mined from your data protection systems; it is the asset that will enable IT management to prioritize activity to bring activities in line with business objectives and communicate policy compliance to corporate officers and data owners.
This white paper focuses on Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) regulations relevant to data protection, and describes both best practices and automated tools used by today's leading storage managers and backup/recovery teams to meet the mandates of SOX.
This white paper shares the best practices for company data security used by some of today's most progressive IT leaders to help align their group's efforts with company goals and to make their data protection activities more successful.